Established in 1979, Growth Dimensions provides a progressive and cooperative environment that improves the quality of life by fostering economic opportunity and personal growth. With economic development partners throughout Belvidere-Boone County, Growth Dimensions is advancing a coordinated economic development strategy to create jobs, promote community assets and stimulate capital investment through business retention and attraction efforts.
Growth Dimensions is also the lead liaison for primary employers in Boone County, regarding public sector issues and the delivery of economic development services. They manage the process that is involved in making attraction and retention projects a success. The organization has proven to be a regional partner and is the only entity representing Belvidere and Boone County when it comes to showcasing Belvidere’s economic assets in the region.
Some examples of economic development efforts and the impact Growth Dimensions brings to a community include:
- Marketing the area effectively to potential investors, and advocating cooperative efforts to address common concerns of the communities within the region.
- Enhancing Belvidere and Boone County Economic Development opportunities by strengthening its infrastructure for future growth.
- Targeting and focusing efforts to attract investments from emerging industries that help diversify our economic base.
- Reducing the tax burden on citizens and business by expanding its tax base.
- Maintaining a competitive climate for primary employers in Boone County.
- Improving regional recognition and support of Boone County’s strategic initiatives.
The organization works to market the area effectively to potential investors, and advocates cooperative efforts to address common concerns of the communities within the region. The organization also maintains close contact with state, city, village and county officials and development staff regarding development codes, standards and incentives.
For more information, contact Growth Dimension at (815) 547-4252 or visit www.growthdimensions.org.